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The New Job In Brisbane Desperate To Be Filled

Looking for work in Brisbane and open to trying something different?

Well we may have found it!

As Brisbane prepares for a world of train pain with a number of services being cancelled following a critical driver shortage, it’s been revealed Queensland Rail is busy training new staff.

The shortage is linked to the opening of the Redcliffe Peninsula Line in early October and led to more than 100 services being cancelled on Friday.

While the network is expected to operate as normal on Monday, commuters will need to deal with reduced services for several weeks due to a shortage of drivers.

Talking to Robin, Terry & Bob, Queensland Rail’s CEO, Helen Gluer, joked she’ll take the resume of anyone looking to become a train driver.

“We’ve got drivers still and guards still coming through, the training on the Redcliffe Peninsula Line will dissipate in the short term,” she said.

“We just feel so sorry for our customers, we get this is our fault, we need to fix it.”

Getting paid to commute on a train – doesn’t sound too bad an option right now!

All jokes aside, if you are looking for a career change, there are some roles (not yet drivers) being advertised on the Queensland Rail site here.

MORE: All The Details You Need To Know About Brisbane's Cancelled Trains

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